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Portland's Westin hotel bar projects $1.2M revenue this year

The Westin Portland Harborview hotel is projecting $1.2 million in revenue this year from its Top of the East Lounge alone, more than double what it made before finishing...

Market Basket protests stymie Maine growth

Market Basket’s plan to open more stores in southern Maine are on hold as a result of ongoing protests by employees seeking to reverse the firing of the grocery chain’s...

S. Portland may seek help from environmentalists

In anticipation of a legal challenge from the oil industry, the city of South Portland may solicit funds from environmental groups to defend its ban of so-called tar sands...

Clam Festival sees largest turnout in recent years

Organizers of the 49th annual Yarmouth Clam Festival said the event had one of its best years of attendance, attributing the large turnout to last weekend’s sunny...

South Portland enacts crude oil ban

Oil industry officials said they will take the city of South Portland to court after it enacted a ban on the loading of crude oil into marine vessels or related developments Monday...

Congress Square sale referendum unlikely this fall

The city of Portland may not hold a second referendum on the sale of Congress Square this fall — instead opting for a slower approach in planning the park’s...

Market Basket protests impact Biddeford store

The Market Basket store in Biddeford is beginning to see empty shelves because of widespread worker protests calling to reverse the firing of the grocery chain's...

Popular Kennebunkport business closing

The Emporium, a nationally recognized retail store selling ceramic figures, crystal and collectibles in Kennebunkport, is closing after more than 30 years of business.

Bangor officials to discuss KahBang's abrupt departure

The Bangor City Council tonight is expected to discuss whether KahBang Festival organizers may have breached a contract with the city after suddenly relocating to Portland, just...

KahBang organizer: Portland move is 'bittersweet'

Dylan Martin |

The chief organizer of the KahBang Festival in Bangor said its last-minute move to Portland three weeks before it's set to begin is a "bittersweet" affair.

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